Macaroni Boy (Paperback)
Yearling Books, 9780440418849, 182pp.
Publication Date: July 13, 2004
Mike is being tormented at school by a loud-mouth named Andy Simms, who calls Mike "Macaroni Boy." But when dead rats start appearing in the streets, that name changes to "Rat Boy." Around the same time Mike notices that his grandfather is also physically sick. Can whatever is killing the rats be hurting Mike's grandfather? It's a mystery Mike urgently needs to solve in this atmospheric, fast-paced story filled with vibrant period detail. From the Hardcover edition.
Praise For Macaroni Boy…
“An involving and informative kid’s-eye look at several aspects of city life in the 1930s.”—School Library Journal
“Vivid touches abound.”—Kirkus Reviews